Man on motorized scooter injured in Oklahoma City school bus accident

Police responded to report of collision between school bus and scooter about 4 p.m.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: January 7, 2014

A man on a motorized scooter was injured Tuesday afternoon after a collision with a school bus, Oklahoma City police said.

Police responded to the accident about 4 p.m. at 5501 N Portland Ave.

Emergency Medical Services Authority spokeswoman Lara O'Leary said the man, believed to be 55 to 60 years old, is in serious condition at OU Medical Center. There were three people on the bus who were not injured; one driver and two students, ages 16 and 18.

Oklahoma City District Fire Chief Chad Everett said the person hit by the bus was already loaded into an ambulance as fire officials arrived. The person is suspected to have injuries to the legs and head.

Everett said the bus was not driving at high speed upon impact.